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Exclusive: Long-serving trust chief exec steps down

One of the NHS’ longest-serving chief executives is stepping down after 10 years of leading a trust.

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Large housing development to get 'integrated care provider'

An “integrated care provider” of a range of services including core general practice is due to be established in a major new housing development.

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NHS England to arbitrate on £20m of disputed payments

Around £20m in disputed payments between trusts and commissioners have been referred to NHS England for arbitration so far this financial year, board papers have revealed.

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CCG allocations revealed: The winners and losers

New funding allocations which favour areas of extreme deprivation will see some clinical commissioning groups receive cash growth of up to 15 per cent next year, with others receiving increases of less than 5 per cent.

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Exclusive: Leaked report cites concerns over 'arrogant' consultants

An external investigation has dismissed claims that executive directors bullied the medical consultants at a troubled acute trust – and instead cited concerns that some of the consultant body were “covering up poor clinical practices”.

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Barking trust brings in ex-British Airways boss

An NHS trust with severe financial challenges has appointed a former British Airways boss as its chief financial officer.

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Hospital trust requests £100m government cash support

A financially troubled acute trust has requested around £100m of cash support to maintain its operations in 2018-19.

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Medical director who challenged consultants agrees secondment deal

The medical director of a troubled acute trust who tried to challenge “inappropriate behaviours” by consultants has left the organisation on secondment, HSJ has learned.

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CEO failed to 'grasp severity' of trust's financial crisis

A review into financial governance failures at Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals Trust recommended its chief executive be removed. It also made multiple criticisms of the board.

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Medical director's position may be 'unsustainable' after tackling 'inappropriate' consultants

It may be “unsustainable” for a trust’s medical director to remain in post after he sought to challenge “inappropriate behaviours” among its medical consultants, a review has found.

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Chief executive steps down amid financial concerns

The chief executive of a troubled acute trust has stepped down amid continuing concerns over its financial performance.

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Trust loses £26m arbitration with commissioners

A hospital trust has lost its £26m arbitration challenge with its main commissioners, HSJ can reveal.

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Troubled acute seeks permanent FD as another interim departs

A troubled acute trust says it will look to recruit a substantive finance director after the departure of another interim from the role.

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Trust pays overdue invoices after £25.5m loan

A hospital trust in financial special measures has improved its payment of suppliers after getting a £25.5m loan from the Department of Health and Social Care.

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Teaching trust and CCGs in formal arbitration

A teaching hospital and its local commissioners are in formal arbitration as the end of the financial year approaches.

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London Eye: Capital's cancer turnaround

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy.

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Analysis: The areas struggling most with cancer targets

Cancer patients in three counties are at greater risk of death than elsewhere in the country because of slow referrals and late diagnosis, official data reveals.

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Exclusive: NHS England vaccine advice 'increased risk of flu admissions'

More patients may have been admitted to hospital with flu this winter after NHS England asked GPs to order a less expensive flu vaccine, a senior doctor has warned.

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Seven CCGs name joint accountable officer

A London sustainability and transformation partnership area has appointed a single accountable officer across its seven clinical commissioning groups.

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Exclusive: Investigation into financial management of large acute trust

An investigation has been launched into the financial management of a large acute trust after external suppliers began threatening legal action over unpaid bills, HSJ has learned.